Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations

Freshwater Fishing Regulations


In-Season Regulation Changes

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Notice Date: May 2, 2019

NOTE: These changes are IN ADDITION TO the published regulations unless noted otherwise here. Be sure to check the published regulations as found in the 2019-2021 Freshwater Fishing Regulations Synopsis.

Water In-Season Change Effective Dates
Norbury Lake Administrative: Remove fish symbol as lake is not currently being stocked May 2, 2019
Upper West Arm of Kootenay Lake

Kokanee release all year, EXCEPT Apr 1-Apr 2 and July 1-July 2 when kokanee daily quota = 5.

NOTE: the combined daily quota for kokanee from the Upper West Arm (when open to kokanee harvest) and the Lower West Arm (when open to kokanee harvest) cannot exceed 5.

April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020